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Save The Date - Voluntary Sector in Kensington and Chelsea


RBKC is hosting an event that will offer voluntary and community organisations in our borough an opportunity to demonstrate the value you bring and difference you make to the borough. It will provide you with a chance to show your work and to help improve the knowledge and awareness among Councillors, Council Officers and other public service staff of the range of services the voluntary sector provides to our residents.

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Westway Trust is recruiting for its Chair of the Board of Trustees


Westway Trust (WT) is looking for a new Chair for its Board of Trustees.

In March this year, the existing Chair, Alan Brown, made the decision to step down from his role, effective from end of May 2019.

The Board of Trustees is now inviting applications for the role of Chair.

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Importance of charities embracing transparent communication


Transparency is an important topic in the third sector. The public wants charities to be more transparent so that they have a greater understanding of where charities' money goes and what impact it has. To find out more on this topic you can read 'What Charity's' blog post here

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Free online training for carers now available


Kensington and Chelsea Social Council has partnered with Imperial College, the West London Clinical Commissioning Group, local Carers and Older people's organisations to support the creation of ten online training modules designed to help carers in their day to day activities.

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“Healthy Families, Healthy Communities” Tender Opportunity


Please complete the questionnaire if you are interested in getting involved. The closing date to register your expression of interest by completing the survey is Thursday 7 February 2019.

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CEO Peer Network meeting


KCSC has been running a successful CEO peer network since 2014.

The network is available to any CEO/Director or equivalent working for a local Voluntary and Community Organisation in Kensington and Chelsea.

The objectives of the Peer network are to:

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Health Help Now App


The ‘Health Help Now App’ is a National health resource that is being rolled out across the country by each Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). With your permission, we would like to include your organisation in it. The App will help people in the community search for and access health and wellbeing services provided by the NHS, privately or locally by the Voluntary and Community Sector. It is a good opportunity to promote your services and our sector as a whole!

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Launch of a new Older People's Providers Network


KCSC is launching a new Older People Provider's Network for local voluntary organisations and community groups consisting of or providing services for older people (aged 50 plus).

The goals of the network will be to help providers share experiences, to promote a better understanding of the development of the health and wellbeing agenda and its impact on the voluntary sector and to explore initiatives that might lead to joint bidding for funding and contracts. This new network will be a self led forum for local providers working with older people.

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KCSC welcomes Voluntary Sector Development Manager


KCSC welcomes Voluntary Sector Development Manager Tom Richards to the team, providing maternity cover for Head of Organisational Development, Siobhan Sollis, for the next year.

Tom has a vocational background in organisational and community development and an academic background in international development and media.

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KCSC's Self care event success


KCSC runs a Self Care programme to offer Social Prescribing options to patients over 65 years old in the area, working with local organisations.

Voluntary and community organisations provide a range of services that contribute to greater health and wellbeing. These include services that are condition specific, like dementia support, relate to physical health such as exercise programmes and those that deal with aspects of mental health, such as befriending services or information and advice.

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